Slow January continues

There's that joke about January lasting hundreds of days and then the rest of the year whizzing by in the blink of an eye.  That's definitely what I've been experiencing.  I was just beginning to recover from my knee operation and then I somehow managed to contract viral pneumonia - so my January has definitely … Continue reading Slow January continues

Translating poetry

I really enjoyed reading this post by Paul Stephenson about how he approached translating lines from a Jacques Brel song and incorporating them into a new poem 'The Disposal.'  This is one of four wonderful poems Paul wrote about being in Paris last November during the terrorist attacks, published at The Compass an excellent online magazine. I … Continue reading Translating poetry

Live Poetry Readings on the Web

I'd like to alert you to a new poetry reading series, Transatlantic Poetry on Air, available to view on the internet. This is an exciting project if, like me, you live outside a big city and/or you're sometimes unable to make it to live readings because of caring for children or others.  Let's face it, there … Continue reading Live Poetry Readings on the Web